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Updated: Stream the entire Marylou Williams Cyber Symposium video here!

Dear members of the University of Pittsburgh community,
 
Our beloved Geri A. Allen, Associate Professor and Director of Jazz Studies, passed away yesterday after a year-long battle with cancer.  She was surrounded by family and life-long friends.
 

Assistant professor Michael Heller recently had a wonderful opportunity to visit with Ernie Garner, the twin brother of the late Erroll Garner. Heller and Garner met in the William Pitt Union to see the Jazz Hall of Fame which currently features an exhibit on Erroll Garner that Professor Heller curated. We are so grateful Mr.

Associate professor Amy Williams has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for 2017–18 at University College Cork, Ireland. During her Fulbright year she will split her duties between teaching and composing. Williams intends to compose several pieces including a Koussevitsky commission for soprano Tony Arnold and Jack Quartet.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Graduates of the BA, MA, and PhD programs gathered together with faculty, staff, and family members for a meal and recognition ceremony for our artist/scholars and the milestones they have achieved.

Video of the Memorial Service for John Goldsmith in now available. Click this link to see the service in its entirety, recorded live at Heinz Memorial Chapel on Friday, February 24, 2017.

The Diamante Trio, comprising Pitt instrumental instructors Mary Beth Malek (clarinet) and Paula Tuttle (cello) along with violinist Devin Arrington, will present a program titled Music of Spain and South America at Pitt Greensburg's Campana Chapel on February 15th at 4 p.m. The concert is part of Pitt's Year of Diversity and features music by Ginastera, Piazzola, Albinez, Vill

Click this link to see the service in its entirety, recorded live at Heinz Memorial Chapel on Friday, February 24, 2017.

Shalini Ayyagari has received a Senior Research Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) for her project, "Small Voices Sing Big Songs: A Transmedia Documentary Film Project." The AIIS Senior Research Fellowship is a  competitive and prestigious award for senior scholars conducting research in South Asia, allow

Congratulations to Amy Williams, who has been awarded a commission from the Koussevitsky Foundation to create a new work for soprano Tony Arnold and JACK Quartet.

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